Scholarship Booklet – Chinook

To assist you in getting started, Chinook School Division created a 2018-2019 scholarship booklet for last years students. The dates might have changed but it is a good starting point.

https://www.chinooksd.ca/Programs/CareerDevelopment/Scholarships/Documents/Scholarships%20Bursaries%20and%20Awards%202018-2019.pdf


Marilyn McCrea Scholarship – Moose Jaw

Scholarship Guidelines & Eligibility Criteria

Purpose:

To assist Moose Jaw and area female students in pursuit of a career in a field where women are under-represented.

Eligibility:

  • The female student must be enrolled in an approved educational program.
  • Have verification of acceptance from the program of study.

Selection:

Awarded to a student who lives in the boundaries of south-central Saskatchewan which Moose Jaw Transition House serves.

Amount:

2 scholarships in the amount of $500 each will be awarded annually.

Deadline:

Applications must include all of the following documents:

    1. This completed document – pdfClick to Download
    2. Verification of acceptance from the program of study.

 

Applications must be completed in full and postmarked by June 30th annually.
Scholarships will be awarded by September 1st.

Submit via:

Mail: Moose Jaw Transition House
Marilyn McCrea Scholarship Fund
Box 1866
Moose Jaw, SK
S6H 7N6

Fax: (306) 693-0243

Email: thousedir@sasktel.net

 

Application Form: https://www.mj-transitionhouse.com/images/docs/Marilyn_McCrea_Scholarship.pdf

Website: https://www.mj-transitionhouse.com/about/marilyn-mccrea-scholarship


Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Women in Trades and Technology OPPORTUNITIES!!!!!!

July 8-12 Girls Exploring Trades and Technology (GETT) camps, ages 12-15 – girls

WHEN: July 22-26, 2019
TIME: 9am – 4pm, except on Friday: 9am – 1pm
WHERE: Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus
COST: $150
A week long fun filled day camp experience for Grade 6, 7 & 8 girls (ages 12-15). GETT camp lets girls show off their skills as they design and build an upscale project, a table from pallets from July 8-12. During the week the girls will get a chance to try out different tools and learn how to use them safely and properly. Through meeting women in a variety of trades and technology careers the girls also get to learn about the wide variety of career options that are available to them.
If cost is a barrier we do have seats that are being provided by our Camp Sponsor – SaskPower and in addition, we do have a financial assistance program.

 

July 8-12 Mind Over Metal (MOM) camp, Grades 9-12

“The Mind Over Metal Welding Camps are one of the initiatives of CWB Welding Foundation that was created to address the welding skilled trade shortage in Canada. They engage youth across Canada in new experiences by introducing them to the welding trade in a fun safe environment, while presenting welding as a rewarding career option, and encouraging participants to pursue welding as a career choice.

Breakfast and Lunch provided.

Cost: FREE
To register for the GETT and MOM camps, one can go to our website @ www.saskpolytech.ca/witt .

 

Tour of the Trades – Creating Opportunities for Entry into the Trades (COET)

July 29-Aug 2 – Tour of the Trades – Automotive Service Technician, ages 16 and older, co-ed – focused on the 4 equity groups (women, First Nation, New Comer and disabilities)

Rev up your engines!

Check out the Automotive Service Technician trade with Tour the Trades July 29-August 2 at Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw campus.

Cost: FREE 

For the co-ed camps, “Tour of the Trades”, one must go to this website, www.saskpolytech.ca/creatingopportunities

 

The Schools of Construction and Transportation have received some funding dollars to help under-represented individuals access training in the trades. They are targeting unemployed, underemployed, legally entitled to work in Canada, underserved demographic (disabled, women, newcomers, indigenous).  – Creating Opportunities for Entry into the Trades (COET)-

They will be doing a combination of intake formats over the next 3 years. The first intake started this March and April, where approximately 24 clients are taking a 22-week carpentry applied certificate (March 11 – August 9, and includes a 6-week work-placement), and 21-week training in bricklaying (April – September). Both of these are taking place in Saskatoon. The number of hours they attend will count toward apprenticeship.  Instruction will be offered face-to-face but the content (including handouts) will be online so participants will be able to review online.

They are offering these programs tuition free to these participants (seat fee may apply).  The tuition for these programs, including books, is $8,000 – $10,000. Students attending the Applied Certificate programming, Intro to the Trades and Tour the Trades will need to come prepared with the required safety footwear.


Veterinary Medicine for Teens

Olds College is offering Veterinary Medicine for Teens on August 20-23. Students between the
ages of 13-16 will have hands-on experiences and learn about the various roles and
responsibilities of Veterinary Medical Receptionists, Veterinary Technical Assistants, Animal Health
Technologists and Veterinarians. Students will also learn about basic animal first aid, assessments,
animal behaviour and safety. Cost is $595.00. Please call 1-403-556-4740 or email
coned@oldscollege.ca for more info.

Site: https://www.oldscollege.ca/programs/continuing-education/animal-science/vet-med-for-teens/index.html


Ned Andreoni High School Scholarship

Purpose:
To assist a Vanier student in successful the pursuit of athletics and academics.

Eligibility:

  • The student must be actively involved in his/her schools’ Physical Education, and Extra-Curricular program.
  • The student must have at least a 75% average (Christian Ethics 30, English A and B 30, Social Studies 30, highest marks in any three 30 level subjects – then divide by 7).
  • The recipient should exhibit strong leadership and sportsmanship qualities as well as being a positive role model in his/her school and/or community.
  • Have been involved in at least two Vanier Sports programs throughout his/her years.
  • Have taken at least one credit Physical Education class (20 or 30)
  • Financial need
  • Enrolled at Vanier for at minimum of two years.

Selection:
Preference may be given to a student who will continue to participate in sports at the post-secondary or amateur level, as a player, official or coach.

For more information and the application form link FORM.


Rotary Club of Moose Jaw Wakamow Scholarship (LOCAL)

2018-2019 – Two scholarships worth $1000 each

Criteria:

  • Academic standing (top 10% of class)
  • Involvement
  • Leadership
  • Volunteer work in school and community
  • Work Experience

Instructions:

  • Application Form
  • 500 word essay
  • Two References
  • Transcript
  • Proof of acceptance to post-secondary

Deadline:  June 30 (note: scholarships may be deferred for a year if the student is a year long Rotary Exchange student or is deferring post-secondary attendance to work due to financial need.

See your school counsellor for an application form.


Encounters with Canada – AMAZING OPPORTUNITY

ENCOUNTERS WITH CANADA is a unique opportunity for Canadian teens to meet other young people from across the country. Spend an adventure-filled week in your nation’s capital! Check out future career options, discover your country, share your hopes and dreams. For 35 years, EWC has delivered a rich and varied, bilingual program. To date, more than 108,000 youth have lived the EWC experience… now it’s your turn!

Themes:

  • Sports and Fitness
  • Medicine and Health
  • Experience Canada
  • Democracy and Youth
  • Science and Ecology
  • Science and Technology
  • Business and Entrepreneurship
  • Global Affairs
  • First Responders
  • Law and Our Justice System
  • Canada Remembers
  • Media and Communications
  • Tech and Agri-Food
  • Arts and Culture
  • Vimy: Canada’s Coming of Age

Website: https://www.ewc-rdc.ca/pub/en


Great Event! Electrical Engineering and Instrumentation

Learn about the Electrical Engineering Technology and Instrumentation Engineering Technology Careers

  • This hands-on event offers an introduction to the Electrical Engineering Technology and Instrumentation
    Engineering Technology programs. The day will provide exploration of the programs, career
    opportunities, and hand-on activities. Both programs are full of career opportunities!!!

Where: Saskatchewan Polytechnic – Moose Jaw Campus located at Saskatchewan St and 6th Ave NW

When: May 10, 2019, 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Requirements: Please wear closed-toe shoes

Cost: NO COST TO REGISTER. However, participants will incur own transportation costs.

Lunch: It will be provided, 12-1 pm

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U of S – Starting at USASK this fall? Register for USTART

Details:

  • May – June 2019
  • First year class  registration starts June 15
  • How to choose and register for classes
  • How to get a head start
  •  Where to get help
  • What you need to know before September

Moose Jaw Location:

  • Wednesday, May 15 from 4:00-5:30 at Central

Other locations and times:


WorkSafe Saskatchewan – FREE Online Classes

WorkSafe Saskatchewan, for a limited time (no end date currently) is providing residence of Saskatchewan with FREE online health and safety education certification. This is a great opportunity to include in your resume when applying for a job. Courses include Bullying in the Workplace, Hazard Identification, Mental Health, Violence in the Workplace, and WHMIS. Course descriptions are available. Once you go through the registration, and declare yourself as a Saskatchewan resident, your total cost will be zero dollars. You can then begin taking the courses you have selected.

Online Courses

WorkSafe offers many training courses online. This means you can work on them at your own pace and when it’s convenient for you. This also makes it easier to have more of your staff trained in WHMIS, Inspections and Investigations.

NOTE: Successfully completing both the Inspections and Investigations online courses provides the equivalent of the Occupational Health and Safety Level 2 Committee training.